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Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm PST
with income below $450,000. all income above those levels would be taxed at a clinton era top tax rate of 39.6%. and capital gains taxes above those amounts would also be increased up to 20% up from 15%. the deal is also said to include a permanent fix for the alternative minimum tax, and extends unemployment insurance for another year for two million americans. >>> there is some grumbling about the proposed deal from labor. in the last hour, richard trumka of the afl-cio tweeted the following -- we can't set the stage for further destabilizing hostage-taking from -- in the form of another debt ceiling crisis and another sequester crisis. joining me now from capitol hill by phone is nbc's kelly o'donnell. kelly, tell what's the latest is that you're hearing on this deal. >> this is a major breaking development, milissa. we have learned from multiple sources who have been directly involved in negotiations that they have reach and agreement in principle between the white house and senate leaders. of course, this will still need to be voted on by members in both the senate and house. but this i
Dec 31, 2012 9:00pm PST
you doing? running the world. i love this text from hillary clinton. fish and game were able to corner the bear in somebody's back ward but not before the best new thing in the world happened. one guy learned a lesson about texting and walking. see the guy. it's a bear. can we see that dpen. there's the bear. there's the guy texting looking down. then notes a little something. oh, run away. advice is don't run away. make noise and try to appear as large as possible. texting dude is okay. also bear is okay. tranquilized and transported to the national forest for release back into the wild even if it does have an unsightly ear tag. >> when you are this close to hoover dam it makes you realize how small a human is. you can't be the town who builds this. you can be the guy that stops something like this. we've got a project like this waiting for the president's go ahead supported by republicans and democrats. it provides energy security and up to 130,000 jobs. >> national republican congressional committee, you nailed me. you got me exactly right. it's uncanny. there is no poop fairy. ther
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
kerry. in the 2008 democratic primary, then senators clinton and obama, they fought about it. they even ended up voting on opposite sides of the issue when it came up for a vote that summer. fisa, and whether or not we already have a government with too much power to spy on us, whether or not there should be more congressional and judicial oversight of that power, whether or not more should be done to protect people's privacy, our country's been having been fights over that tough for years now. but you know what happened today in congress? congress, despite being stalled on pretty much everything, today congress extended fisa, extended the federal government spying powers and did it quickly, like that. the republican-led house passed a bill in the fall with a little help from democrats and the senate passed it today in an overwhelming vote of 73 yeas to 23 nays. president obama is expected to sign it. if you are a civil liberties guy, there was good news and bad news in this debate. the good news is that there were a bunch of privacy amendments, including one from democratic senator ron
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